Quakers around the world try to put their faith into action in their own contexts.
Here are profiles of some of them, past and present, in alphabetical order.
All of them have been particularly influential in a variety of ways, and their stories continue to inspire others.
John Bright (1811 – 1889) was the second Quaker to enter the British Parliament where he served for forty years. He was a Liberal and a Radical. He was a brilliant orator and a radical agitator who opposed the Corn Laws, the Crimean War and supported the North against the South in the American Civil War. He was also opposed to Home Rule for Ireland.
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